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Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission focuses on eliminating discrimination in Salt Lake City to better enhance the general welfare of the city's residents by enhancing the vitality of diverse neighborhoods and businesses. 
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Agendas and Minutes

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Powers and Duties

The Commission makes recommendations to the Mayor and City Council concerning: 
  1. The ongoing review of ordinances/policies
  2. Use of educational resources regarding issues of discrimination and equal treatment
  3. Reviewing of complaints of discrimination involving city departments/services for the 
  4. purpose of identifying the possible systemic or institutional sources for discrimination
  5. Assessment of legislation, policies or any other action by the city designed to further the elimination of prejudice and discrimination
  6. Actions as a resource at the request of community councils

Member Qualifications

Nine members, must be 21 years of age and a resident of Salt Lake City serve on the Human Rights Commission. Seven members are required to represent each of the council districts, while the other two members from the community represent diversity. Members are appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. 

Current Members


Serving Since

Council District

Jason Wessel 2016 1
Denise E. Francis Montano 2016 2
Rebecca Chavez-Houck 2018 3
Martin Buba 2017 4
Nicole Salazar-Hall 2017 5
Vacant   6
Shauna Doumbia 2017 7
Vacant   At large
Vacant   At large











Contact Moana Uluave-Hafoka at (801) 535-7697 or

Meeting Information

Period — Monthly 
Days — Third Thursday 
Time — 5:30 pm 
Location — City and County Building, Room 306
451 S State, Salt Lake City 
More info (801) 535-7734 

Bylaws and Governing Documents

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Contact Information

Human Rights Commission
Attn: Moana Uluave-Hafoka
451 S State, Rm. 306
Salt Lake City, UT 84111 
(801) 535-7697